Refrigeration Operator - Wapato, WA

Employer: Yakima Fruit and Cold Storage Co.

Job Description:
Works within a small team that is responsible for maintaining the Industrial Ammonia Refrigeration and Controlled Atmosphere Systems at Yakima Fruit.

Job tasks include:
Operation and maintenance of the refrigeration and Controlled Atmosphere systems under normal and abnormal operating conditions, including start up, daily operation, system shut down, maintenance and emergencies.
Performs mechanical work such as changing small motors, solenoid valve coils, BPR kits etc.
Observes and logs applicable pressures, temperatures, and ampere readings for the equipment.
Adjust controls or override automatic controls if needed to obtain specified operation.
Records temperatures, pressures, atmospheres and other readings as required.
Responsible for the preventative maintenance of all refrigeration and controlled atmosphere systems.

Required Skills and Qualifications:
Must have two-year certificate from a college or technical school or one to three years of related job experience.
Must have the ability to interpret documents such as operating manuals or maintenance instructions.
Must be able to interpret data relevant to the refrigeration field.
Must possess problem solving skills and the ability to describe the problem and solution in a clear and accurate way.
Must be able write reports and fill out logs.
Must be able to follow direction, work alone or in a team.
Must be able to manage his or her own time effectively.
Must be able to respond to refrigeration emergencies at night or on weekends. (Not every weekend, will be part of a rotation.)

Yakima Fruit is willing to train an individual who understands refrigeration basics and is mechanically inclined on the operation of an industrial ammonia system.

Contact Person: Kristi Christianson
Phone: 509-584-0536
Location: Wapato, WA
Application Method: Resume
Base Pay: 22.00+

Posted on April 25, 2022

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